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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> uncertainty tonight as the future of same-sex marriage goes back to court. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am ken wayne. frank and julie are off tonight. the debate over same-sex marriage in california is now headed to the highest court. the u.s. supreme court said it will take up the issue deciding the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage. it was approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled it was unconstitutional. we have team coverage. ktvu's eric rasmussen on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great i
donald is september. bad robot. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> a steady rain drenches the bay area. this is just the beginning of a wet holiday weekend. i am. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a series of winter storms is setting up for a cold and wet holiday weekend. we have team coverage tonight. mark tamayo is tracking the train. ktvu's maureen naylor is at san jose airport we begin with ktvu's amber lee. she tells us about the problems it caused. >> reporter: it is raining right now. we are along 101 tonight. a highway patrol officer took us long as she worked in the rain during one of the busiest periods of the year. >> reporter: sounding her siren she fought traffic to respond to an accident. it involved a motorcycle and a car. one of five crashes they responded to around 6:00 p.m. tonight. officers say they were all weather related. >> reporter: minutes later she spotted the driver of his car speeding past her car, going 80 miles per hour in a 55
in connecticut we turn flow to ktvu's amber lee with new information about the gunman and the puzzle investigators are piecing together tonight. >> reporter: the picture that's emerging is about a troubled young man who didn't cause much attention to himself throughout most of his life. sudden listen causing headlines as the perpetrator of the worse shooting in this country. tonight there's an eerieness at sandy hook elementary as the community and police try to find answers. the young man was dressed in black, he was armed with at least two handguns and without saying a word opened fire. >> an investigation like this is like a puzzle. we want to form a puzzle together and form a complete pig so everyone without any doubt whatsoever can truly understand what occurred. >> reporter: a s.w.a.t. team went to the newtown home where adam lived with his mother nancy. it appears he killed her there before taking her car to the school. >> you can't understand what happened, that he snapped, what have you and they took such innocent lives. >> reporter: police are now reporting that they recov
. >> reporter: tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> he was accused of killing and abducting sierra lemar. the judge made appoint to bring two cases together. antolin garcia-torres is now going to enter a plea in the sierra lemar case and three attempted kidnappings in the morgan hill safe way parking lot where he worked. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the sierra lemar case. >>> they saved two men when they hit power lines in san leandro this morning. 3:15 they were delivering prisoner uniforms to the sweeney camp facility on fairmont drive when they hit the low hanging line and the truck burst into flames. the driver who also happened to be a volunteer firefighter knew exactly what to do to avoid electrocution. >> most people would have stepped out and probably would have gotten electrocuted. >> reporter: they also poured foam on two large tanks. they had to wait until they could actually touch the truck. >>> there are still questions involving a couple found bound and gag on a residential street. life in the area where a horrible discovery was made last night. good m
>>> ktvu was first to break the story of tolltakers getting robbed at gunpoint at the carquines bridge. today, the chp says they've got their men behind the crime. >>> good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. three people are now in custody after a string of tollbooth robberies at the carquines bridge. new at noon, ktvu's claudine wong joins us live to explain who is in custody and the team effort it took to track them down. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon. three men from vallejo behind bars at this hour for a series of robberies that took place here at the toll plaza. the chp said the robbers would pull up to the booth in ski masks, get out of the car, pull out a weapon and demand money. it happened at least ten times, starting at the end of 2011 through may of 2012. an estimated 5,000 stolen. >> i think it was a crime of opportunity. >> reporter: this man says he figured out who the suspects were in august. david more rales was already behind bars for a different crime. christopher miller was arrested last wednesday in fair field. yesterday morning, 43-year-old
that roadway will be reopened. live in santa rosa, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> from ken, we turn to ktvu's noel walker, live in mill valley, where saturated soil helped bring down a tree tonight. >> reporter: pretty much a nonevent. but take a look around me, the ground is so saturated, there is still standing water in many locations. mother nature is dealing some a glancing blow. when a tree fell in the woods, hope owner, greg shryer definitely heard it. >> the tree slowly came on the line, and pulled the wire down. >> like it got tired. >> exactly. >> reporter: bound to part ways. tonight they did, taking out power lines along the way. the southern marin fire department had to finish the job. it's just one of many lingering effects of a series of storms in the bay area. the gray highway still has flooding, and a span of the southbound road is closed. that didn't keep carlos off it. >> it's so funny, it changes so many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three foot
chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, paul. >>> in morgan hill police are warning residents about a recent increase in the number of burglaries. in fact, there's been a significant increase in one particular part of the city. janine de la vega joins us live to explain where that is and exactly what police are doing right now. janine? >> reporter: tori, we just saw police and patrol cars here in the area. those investigators are tracking down leads. they are trying to find the people who are burglarizing homes and cars in this green leaf neighborhood off east dunn avenue. many of the people who live in these homes behind nordstrom elementary school are in the holiday spirit, but there's been some grinches stealing that way away from homeowners. a week ago, someone broke into this woman's home. >> it was disturbing coming in knowing that they had been in. that's why i have not slept good. >> reporter: thieves took electronics and valuables. then her neighbor's car was i had. police say there have been 23 burglaries in the area. 15 cars have been broken into. in some instance, the wi
be melted down. we're live in oakland, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you for that report. >>> two teenagers who recently killed in san francisco are being remembered. this a vigil -- this is a vigil being held. lorraine blanco is there working the story. we'll have a live report for new just a few minutes. >>> joe biden met with law enforcement leaders this morning in washington, d.c. to launch a new task force aimed at reducing gun violence in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. president obama announced the school force. biden is charged with crafting concrete proposals. biden is due to have a report back to the president in january. >>> attorney general eric holder will be meeting with first responders and law enforcement officials tomorrow in newtown. holder is expected to held there after meeting with the vice president. he's being asked to come up with recommendations on gun laws. >> we have 20 children trying to point us the way. if we don't follow their lead, we've failed them and their deaths are in vein. >> six more funerals are set to be held today for
bridge. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> good afternoon. it's just messy out there. you saw from lorraine's report. you probably felt it this morning. hit the north bay earlier today. over the last couple of hours you can see the time lapse over the last few hours. it's moved through the central and south bay. at this time, it's actually tapered off a little bit as the first in a series of storms continues to march through the bay area. we've got some light rain over santa rosa and petaluma. in the last 12 hours, santa rosa has picked up about an inch and a half of rain. quite a bit of rainfalling over the north bay this morning. we have some steady rain along the east bay. oakland, san leandro and farther south we had rain falling near union city. it looks like it has since broken away with some rain moderate at times falling over pleasant tonight and 680 -- pleasant and 680. we have -- pleasanton and 680. we have a snow advisory. blue canyon right a about 5,000. they will fluctuate throughout the weekend. we'll bring you more on what you can expect including a time frame to pla
janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a stolen truck burst into flames overnight and then the fire spread to a nearby commercial building. it happened just after midnight on claire street in oakland. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is live with the very latest on the police investigation into the fire that sent one person to the hospital. dramatic flames too. lorraine. >> reporter: yeah. those flames were dramatic. the owner of the building was out here this morning. he was surveying the damage. he says he's still in shock. we can see quite a mess here this morning. there is an insurance company out here. they will be boarding this up later today on the corner of claire street and railroad avenue. here's a look at the huge flames you were talking about. this is exclusive video you will only see on 2. that prompted the battalion chief to call two alarms just before 1:00 a.m.. a security guard was inside. he suffered smoke inhalation but expected to be okay this morning. neighbors credit firefighters for saving their neighborhood early this morning. >> there was flames shooti
. only on two, ktvu investigations. in this program, we'll present the series of recent special reports that have affected change here in the bay area and n-impact your daily life and we begin with the port of oakland, a '7 billion a year operation and wen uncovered top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest is a front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once in midtown oakland. it's a familiar scene that neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing i thought there was just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe joliet is where the port of oakland's manager like, dunnigan show his credit card was charged at 1:44 a.m. on his experience report dunnigan wrote, "it was a business meeting with china merchant, a large port operator who was in town for a n
into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed outside of a middle
w >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> a teacher threatened and classes cancelled as investigators search for a bomb at a south bay school. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. we begin this noontime with two south bay schools shut down for the day due to a bomb threat. the impacted schools are monta vista high school in cupertino and lincoln elementary, right next door. janine de la vega was the first reporter on the scene and joins us live with an update about the traffic situation there. >> reporter: the road just opened up within the past hour, because deputies did not find a bomb here at monta vista high school. at this hour they are following up on leads trying to track down who is responsible for making a threat against the teacher and the school. >>> from chopper 2 you can see deputies around monta vista high school and a bomb sniffing dog on campus, authorities say after 6:30 this morning a school official found graffiti on a wall. >> it was a specific threat here and the bomb was planted here. >> here is a
. at ktvu.com we have posted more video from that fire. just look on the bay area news tab. >>> more proof that thieves are active all over the bay area. a viewer in san jose sent us this video. you can see a woman pushing a stroller wake -- walk up and take a package that had just been delivered. it was a box of kids dvds that had been delivered moments earlier. this is just one of several package thefts that we've told you about. >>> police were called to a shooting. they found a man with at least one gunshot wound. paramedics responded by that man died at the scene. police have still not identifyed the victim or named any suspects. >> meantime there is new information on the identity of a young man who is san jose's 44th homicide of the year. police identified him as john connansburg. he was a graduate of lee high school. his body was found on bear haven truck near a pickup truck that ran up on a sidewalk. he had been shot. >>> new at 10:00, anger and frustration directed at bay area hyatt hotels in the middle of holiday season. john sasaki is at the grand hyatt where city supervisors
advantage of the governor's situation as cheep, and tasteless. at ktvu.com, you'll find more on the governor's diagnosis, and the full statement released by his office today. just look for the hot topics section. >>> happening now, the campus ofle cal state fullerton remains locked down, following a robbery and chase. it started in moreno valley around 3:00 this afternoon. a high speed chase began. tonight, the two robbery suspects are believed to be hiding somewhere on the college campus. police have told students and professors there to stay inside their classrooms and dorm rooms. the three other suspects were caught earlier this evening, and taken into custody. coming up in three minutes, new information about that shooting at a crowded mall, outside portland oregon. what we're learning about the gunman, and what may have saved many lives. >>> new details about the killing of a chiropractor in oakland. live on hawkins drive where that shooting happened. neighbors felt safe there until something changed earlier this year. >> reporter: we're in front of the home where the 56-year-old man wa
, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowers do comfort people. but this is so overwhel
, ktvu news. >>> more details now about 10,000 students curtly attend san jose city college, the school officers two year college degrees general education classes and career and technical training -- 10,000 students currently afend san jose city college. those reports of a possible gunman on campus also prompted a near by school to go on lock down. teachers told us everyone remained calm and followed the proper procedures, parents picked up their students around 6:00. >>> at ktvu weather alert now, temperatures are dropping as the coldest night of the season sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water literally boils out of the ground at indian springs resorts bu
it did turn out to be a night to remember. robert handa, ktvu news. >>> more details now about 10,000 students curtly attend san jose city college, the school officers two year college degrees general education classes and career and technical training -- 10,000 students currently afend san jose city college. those reports of a possible gunman on campus also prompted a near by school to go on lock down. teachers told us everyone remained calm and followed the proper procedures, parents picked up their students around 6:00. >>> at ktvu weather alert now, temperatures are dropping as the coldest night of the season sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water l
. reporting live from san jose, ktvu news. >>> they have arrested four women in which the victims were found in a quiet residential area. bound, gagged and left for dead. the victims. 56-year-old steven reid and a woman in her teens were found. reid later died and the woman is in critical condition and expected to survive. they arrested two people on murder charges. they face charges of accessory to murder. >> it is part of the process to determine what happened with the motive. >> police say there is extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. they won't discuss where the victims were attacked or why they were left in the middle of the street. >>> happening now, we have breaking news to report out of oakland where police have raid add marijuana grow operation. news chopper 2 is live over the scene at role lands way. they arrived here early this morning and raided the warehouse. they found hundreds of marijuana plants inside along with cultivation equipment. these are live pictures from news chopper two. there is some activity and two people are arrested and their identities
. >>> oakland police confirm three people are under arrest in the shooting deaths of two teenaged girls. ktvu first reported the arrests on saturday, after talking with police sources. the suspects have not been identified. but are said to be two men and a boy. 15-year-old raquel grassle and 16-year-old bobby sarsane were gunned down november 25 near brookdale park. no motive has been mentioned. >>> a proposal to expand a sikh temple in fremont is drawing complaints from some neighbors. the tem system located on gurdwar road in the niles district. temple leaders want to expand the facility from 28,000 square feet to 41,000 square feet. but some neighbors say traffic and parking are already a big problem because of the temple. fremont city is expected to vote on the expected expansion at a january 24 meeting. >>> a public hearing tonight will be held in san mateo about the future of a new 711 store. last night, a small group of protesters picketed outside the 711 on north san mateo drive. they're worried about the noise and traffic in the area. and they say because of zoning laws, the city sho
in oakland -- we're live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama is pushing ahead quickly with the gun violence. he calls the connecticut school massacre a wakeup call that needs to be addressed with urgency. >> the fact that this problem is comcan no longer be -- is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we can't -- >> he introduced a new interagency task force headed up by the vice president. that task force only has a few weeks to put that list together. the president also called on congress to reinstate an assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 to close the gun show loophole that allows gun sales without background checks. and he suggested the possibility of limits on high high-capacity -- on high- capacity risks. >>> during a morning conference, nancy pelosi said now is the time for action and not words. she said it's particularly important to show children across the nation that somebody is being done to protect them. >> we must take action to protect our children from harm, pr
you more details as soon as they become available. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a tragic story from oakland. a grandmother was shot and killed by a stray bullet. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland right now with the latest on who she was and how this happened. tara? >> reporter: well, the woman was simply walking to the store, the way she's probably done countless times before. but last night she didn't make it. and now police at headquarters are trying to figure out exactly who is responsible. this violence erupted around 7:00 last night on the 9100 block of international boulevard, when gunfire erupted across the street from the victim. she was a 49-year-old grandmother walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. police did not identify a woman. but a long time friend said she was ramona foreman who cared for her mother. now, police have made no arrests. they are still trying to figure out what instigated the gunfire that left at least ten shellcationss on the sidewalk -- shell casings on the sidewalk and then after that, more gunfire. one person was injured
the kick off is supported. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the nfl also says it is ready to help the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to contribute money to get it accomplished. goodell also said the raiders could share the arena. >>> the addition of two steel beams hoisted in position today. >>> the dow rose 39 points, the nasdaq was up 15. investors continue to watch washington and talks on the so called fiscal cliff. november job numbers are also due out tomorrow. jobless claims fell sharply last week. the labor department said applications fell to 370,000. claims had temporarily spiked last month after superstorm sandy. analysts say the effects of the storm are still being seen in the four week average which stands at 408,000. >>> there is new information tonight about an albany middle school teacher who killed himself after being accused of sex allegations. 28-year-old james isam saki killed himself in september after police arrested him and searched his home. since then there has been debate about the extent of th
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> a man walking to a liquor store was among four people shot near oakland's lake merritt. investigators recovered dozens of shell casings at two separate crime scenes. at 10:30, officers were called to east 18th street. three people in their 20s have been shot there. two men and a woman. meanwhile, a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander, heading to a liquor store a few blocks away. all of the victims are recovering in the hospital this morning. coming up at 7:30 a live report on what kind of weapons police think were used in this attack. >>> 7:03. grab an umbrella. we have rain. more of it moving into the bay area, coming down pretty good causing problems all over the bay area. ktvu's brian flores is live near larkspur right there. i can see you're wet. coming down pretty good. >> reporter: yeah, probably about a couple of minutes ago, dave, the rain started pouring pretty good here. yeah, but steve's been talking about it all morning. we're not expecting huge rain amounts from this storm but the ground is saturated from the
. nothing is happening as we can see right now. we do have ktvu's pline grow res there. he will bring us a live update from the ground coming up at 7:30. >>> a round of rain and strong wind moving into the bay area could affect your holiday travel plans. allie rasmus just spoke to sfo officials and she joins us live from sfo with some new information about flight delays. good morning, alley. >> reporter: good morning. you can see it's not raining right now. the weather is having an effect on travel here at san francisco international airport. if you look behind us, you can see a number of people unloading. this is supposed to be the busiest travel day of the year with over 100,000 people through sfo. but because of the low ceiling and visibility, the traffic management program is in effect from sfo. this is inside the terminal. there are a lot of people here. the security line was packed. it could get more problematic and hectic today. starting at 7:00, this airport won't be able to use all of the runways because of that traffic management program put into effect by the faa. that could m
condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutter and 11th street. the man was on his regular walk with his dog corgie. >> i seen all the blood on the street but someone fold me it was just the dog that got hit. >> reporter: emergency responders took him to the hospital but he did not survive. >> the thing that i want is the person who did this to be man enough to come forward. >> reporter: they don't care, they will hit you and keep going. they hit a dog, keep going
and no homes are threatened. ktvu has used bay area storms interrupted phone service for the san francisco fire department twice this week. the fire department said heavy rain on friday knocked out service for phones with a 555 prefick am and that is the emergency center on turk street. the outages did not effect 911 calls or dispatch calls. service was fully restored 90 minutes ago. >> you can go to ktvu.com for any time on the weather and traffic conditions. coming up in 13 minutes. how sfo was impacted by the morning rain. >>> berkeley police are making an appeal for witnesses in the shooting of a female bicyclist. she was shot down near the school on sacramento street. just after 11:30 last night. 911 callers reported a bicycle crash and officers realized she had been shot. she died at the scene. they don't know if she was targeted or randomly shot. it is the fourth homicide of the year. >> even one is unacceptable. but we would like to find out how this happened and who did this. if anyone has information, we appreciate them calling us. >> the victim was in her late 40s. to early 50s. no w
to wait until january. reporting live, from washington d.c., alison burns. ktvu news. >>> well, a radio stunt by a pair of shock jocks took a tragic turn this morning. the nurse revealed confidential information has apparently committed suicide. tara moriarty has more. we have reaction from the couple and the hospital where she worked. >> well the nurse who transferred a prank phone call about the judges of cambridge has died in a suspected suicide two days after being duped, she was found dead near king edward's vii hospital. she was working on the switch board when the dj's coaxed her into transferring them for an update on the sickness of caught middleton. the duke and duchess of dame bridge are deeply sattenned and the complaint had not made a complaint about the planning call. it is not being treated as suspicious. authorities did not say if there was a suicide note or if her death was directly linked to the hoax which sparked outrage in britain. >> she was a victim of the hoax called to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through the difficult time. jacintha was a f
's situation as cheep, and tasteless. at ktvu.com, you'll find more on the governor's diagnosis, and the full statement released by his office today. just look for the hot topics section. >>> happening now, the campus ofle cal state fullerton remains locked down, following a robbery and chase. it started in moreno valley around 3:00 this afternoon. a high speed chase began. tonight, the two robbery suspects are believed to be hiding somewhere on the college campus. police have told students and professors there to stay inside their classrooms and dorm rooms. the three other suspects were caught earlier this evening, and taken into custody. coming up in three minutes, new information about that shooting at a crowded mall, outside portland oregon. what we're learning about the gunman, and what may have saved many lives. >>> new details about the killing of a chiropractor in oakland. live on hawkins drive where that shooting happened. neighbors felt safe there until something changed earlier this year. >> reporter: we're in front of the home where the 56-year-old man was gunned down last night.
and a man was injured. his condition is stable and police told ktvu channel 2 morning news they do not believe the two shootings are related. last night's homicide marks the 125th homicide of the year. -- 128th homicide of the year. >>> it led to a gunman on the san jose campus this week. it led to a lock down for three hours on tuesday. the caller said a stranger came to him on the sidewalk and said he had seen a man with a gun near the technology building. police searched the campus and did not find anything suspicious. they said the caller did the right thing by reporting that incident. >>> they are asking for help to find whoever shot at a marine recruiter at highway 85 at 1230 testimony am it in the southbound lanes on stevens creek boulevard. the recruiter was driving an unmarked government car which was hit several times by gunfire. the recruiter marine was not hurt. >> they said the bullets lodged across his lap so he was a really lucky guy. >> reporter: investigators do not believe the marine was tar getted because he was -- targeted because he was wearing a jacket over hi
where children were sleeping. ktvu's janine de la vega is in san jose and spoke to the children's father. good morning, janine. >> reporter: the father told me his family has not slept much but any are breathing a sigh of relief. their little girl was just brought home from the hospital. this is after a truck ran off the road. you can see where the tire marks are here and it ran off the road and plowed down a fence there and smashed into a bedroom. police say the driver of the truck traveling eastbound on taylor veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into an apartment at the villa apartments on 23rd street. now, here's a look at the damage inside. the truck crashed into a room where an 8-year-old boy was sleeping and then a room where a 2-year-old girl was screaming. >> my baby's mother has a lot of scars because of the glass. but fortunately, my baby was no hit with no glass or anything. so she doesn't have any really physical damage but she did hit the dresser really hard. >> reporter: this is 2-year-old nalia. she didn't have a scratch on her and is doing okay. police say the driver
leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. >>> good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks heading westbound on to the mccarthur maze and to the bay bridge toll plaza where we are starting to see backup. i'll have an update in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with our
to be paid. the cause of the fire is under investigation. reporting live in fremont lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now just about 6:03. overnight news just hours ago there was an earthquake off the southern california coast. it was a magnitude 6.3 it hit about 2:30 this morning. first report says there were two earthquakes within seconds of each other. now we are told there was only one. no tsunami tsunami warnings were issued and there is no warnings. >>> the company suspects some workers lied about completing the inspections that are required by state law. eight employees and 11 contract workers have been fired or suspended. pg&e has fired 48 additional inspectors and hope to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of it is is in southern alameda county and the south bay. >>> two schools will reopen this morning that is after a high school teacher was threatened. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from cupertino with more on the new security measures that students will face when they head back to class today. >> reporter: pam, mont
francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holiday shoppers had to pull out their umbrellas, hats, and coats. san jose workers at an emergency shelter say dozens of people filled their beds because of the cold weather. the rain also caused delays up
will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits but it's unclear if he'll collect a pension and pay
, is affecting parents and kids all over the country, including right here in the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's t
which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut creek, crews are working at this hour to repair a broken water main. it broke in afternoon at ignacio at wiggins lane. we're told the work will begin tonight and will be done by tomorrow morning. we'll be checking into the construction work starting tonight. >>> and investigators are headed to hex ka -- to mexico to invest
a woman's death suspicious. >>> and a coming is on -- college is on lockdown following a bold crime. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. complete bay area coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you december 13th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, steve, should we be worried about frost? >> well, i have seen a little bit of that and don't forget your pets as well. polk valleys and yes, there are some critical manipulate mums. and -- minimums here is sal. >>> traffic does look good as you head to the high-rise with no major problems. there is a little bit of a backup in some of those far left lanes and for the most part there is a slight back up on the san mateo. let's go to tara moriarty who has been following this story since 4:30, tara? >> reporter: it left about 15 minutes ago but it has impacted traffic on 792 westbound and we are just after the high-rise. the chp said a driver slammed m seat and she was killed in morning. the sedan was driving at 3 miles per hour and they were experiencing some mechanical problems but the suv
found today which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut creek, crews are working at this hour to repair a broken water main. it broke in afternoon at ignacio at wiggins lane. we're told the work will begin tonight and will be done by tomorrow morning. we'll be checking into the construction work starting tonight. >>> and investigators are headed to hex ka -- to mexico to
is obvious. this community is still in shock but many in some small way starting to heal. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tomorrow president obama is scheduled to attend an interfaith memorial service in newtown. this will be the fourth time president obama has made such a visit following a mass shooting. in his weekly address today, he offered condolences and a call to action. >> we have to come together and we'll have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> president obama did not provide specifics but in the past, the president has supported reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. >>> the medical examiner said he's never had to deal with something like this. >> my sensibilities may not be the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen. >> dr. carver went on to say that all of the victims had been shot multiple times with a long weapon, presumably the semiautomatic rifle found at the scene. >> people all over the world are expressing sympathy for the victims in the massacre. in moscow, people left flower
to have an update later. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are looking for a young man who stabbed a 74-year- old man in downtown gilroy near lewis and monterey streets near the gilroy public library. police say the victim was stabbed in the torso but is expected to survive. his attacker is white, in his 20s with blond hair wearing dirty, tan-colored clothing. >>> police investigating bullying at an amendmentary school apparently made girl think about suicide. the parents found a suicide note m her bedroom. they claim two boys had been harassing their daughter with lewd comments. the parents called vallejo police and an investigation has begun. >>> san francisco city college may have a new financial crisis. >>> lorraine blanco is live with new information on what may be threatening funding for the school. >> reporter: we talked with veteran. and the college needs to enroll 34,000 students to keep the funding. last year, the school enrolled 32,600 students and it was put on probation. administrators expect to fall thousands short this school year. it's the second year in
starting right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on two. i'm dave clark. >> it's thursday, december 13th. san jose police say that there are some suspicious circumstances surrounding a woman's death. investigators found her body yesterday just a few blocks from the hp pavilion. we have been talking to police in and the coroner. . >> reporter: this case remains a mystery. we just won't have to many more answers until the autopsy is done this morning. someone passing by here looked under this bridge and saw a woman down on the ground here among the dirt and the trees. police say just after three yesterday afternoon they received several calls that a woman was laying face down in the guadalupe river. police confirmed she was dead there. were no obvious signs of trauma and it appeared she was recently deceased. they are investigating and are treating the case as suspicious. the coroner will determine an exact cause of death later on. people who work nearby gave me this reaction this morning. >> it's kind of a concern because i run a business here nea
unsupervised. >> reporter: matt keller, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we now know the identity of a man fatally shot in broad daylight near oakland's jack london square. the victim is michael taylor. police say he suffered gunshot wounds just before 3:00 p.m. homicide directives don't know of a motive. >>> oakland police are looking for a driver who hit and seriously injured a motorcyclist last night. the collision happen the about 10:00 p.m. at high street and fleming avenue. witnesses reported seeing a possibly gold sedan hit the victim, and then take off. anyone with information is asked to call oakland police. >>> caltrain service is back on track tonight after a brief shut down earlier this evening, when a train struck a car in san francisco. somehow the vehicle ended up on the tracks at 16th street near 7th. no one was injured. the accident happened around 5:30 tonight. that's when service was temporarily suspended. thecontra costa times is reporting the identity of a man killed in a skateboarding accident. scott hickerson died when he was struck. he was riding his skateboard in the cross
we are live in sunnyvale, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> they are investigating a fatal shooting near the square. it happened yesterday afternoon near third and franklin streets. they found the man lying in the street. he died a short time later. officers say several people were in the area at the time and may have witnessed the shooting. >> well, we were parking and we heard some, it sounded like a firecracker going off. i was saying, whoa, i was thinking the noise we heard could have been gunshots. >> police say they have not made any arrests, it is the third shooting in oakland in a 24 hour peer. >>> zack san jose police stay a boy was stabbed during the christmas celebration. the event was in full swing. the teenager was stabbed in the chest and arm and his injuries are not life-threatening. they think three people ran from the scene and police are still searching for them. >>> new, this morning, at the stroke of midnight same sex couples started lining up for licenses when washington's law allowing gay marriage went into effect. they require a three day waiting period. so today i
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